Our People

Marlayna Geary,
CPA, MAcc
Manager
253-572-9922 ext. 123

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

Professional Passion: To create a resourceful foundation for client knowledge and growth. Being able to enjoy client relationships and aid in their personal and professional success is vital.

Experience: I’ve been working mainly in the audit and assurance department since 2013, with special interests in not-for-profit, manufacturing and other various industries.  Tax interests include trusts, partnerships and research in Form 990s.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Accounting at Western Washington University (2013), Masters in Accounting at University of Washington (2014)

Membership and Activities: WSCPA, AICPA (with membership in the Not-for-Profit division), Member of the Citizen’s Finance and Audit Committee for the Tacoma School District, Western Washington Volleyball Alumni, Bellarmine Preparatory School Alumni member

WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW:

Personal Mission Statement: Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

Passions after 5PM:  Spending as much time with my two boys and husband as I can, watching volleyball, listening to the latest crime podcasts, and reading.

You’ll never catch me: Turning down an opportunity to learn something new.

The bottom line: The only way to do great work is to love what you do. I truly love this profession and hope that my passion will inspire those around me, including clients and others in the profession!